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Prescriber Checkup » MORPHINE SULFATE

MORPHINE SULFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

840K
Medicare Part D Claims
$19.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 75,086 $1.64M
California 74,292 $2.5M
Pennsylvania 42,952 $963K
New York 38,756 $936K
Michigan 33,460 $820K
Arizona 31,931 $618K
Texas 29,566 $750K
North Carolina 29,313 $619K
Ohio 27,361 $606K
Tennessee 24,148 $533K
Washington 22,477 $496K
Illinois 22,241 $566K
Indiana 21,725 $521K
Massachusetts 21,563 $498K
Wisconsin 21,240 $457K
Oregon 21,151 $482K
Missouri 20,923 $495K
Oklahoma 20,194 $453K
Georgia 19,326 $415K
Alabama 16,668 $311K
Virginia 16,467 $398K
Colorado 16,140 $448K
Minnesota 15,797 $390K
New Jersey 14,893 $352K
Maryland 12,619 $267K
South Carolina 12,317 $266K
Arkansas 11,963 $242K
Connecticut 10,167 $236K
Iowa 9,453 $221K
Kentucky 9,364 $211K
Kansas 8,387 $209K
Louisiana 7,229 $161K
Nevada 6,938 $166K
Maine 6,783 $160K
New Mexico 6,516 $146K
Mississippi 5,975 $115K
New Hampshire 5,817 $108K
West Virginia 5,134 $108K
Montana 5,085 $111K
Utah 4,847 $117K
Idaho 4,793 $115K
Vermont 4,727 $77.9K
Nebraska 4,161 $91.5K
Delaware 3,995 $87K
Hawaii 3,627 $91.4K
Rhode Island 3,142 $65.7K
South Dakota 2,927 $66.1K
North Dakota 2,179 $40K
Alaska 1,974 $48K
Wyoming 1,727 $39.4K
District of Columbia 621 $16K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for MORPHINE SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,496

TULSA

Oklahoma

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,450

TULSA

Oklahoma

MARTIN MARTUCCI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,181

TULSA

Oklahoma

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,020

SPRING HILL

Florida

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled871

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

STEPHEN KATZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled866

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

ROHINI SASTRY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled845

LEESBURG

Florida

EDWIN COLON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled830

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

ASHRAF HANNA

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled715

CLEARWATER

Florida

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled696

GADSDEN

Alabama

ASHRAF RAZZAK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled660

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled641

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled641

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

RAYMON PRIEWE DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled617

BRADENTON

Florida

JAY KUCHERA MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled590

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

DONALD BOOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled562

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

ERIC HAYNES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled562

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled561

MOBILE

Alabama

EYAD ALSABBAGH MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled561

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

BHAGWANTI ROHIRA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled560

WOOSTER

Ohio

JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled531

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

HEATHER ALFONSO MSN APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled529

DERBY

Connecticut

DANIEL BATTAGLIA D.O.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled513

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

MARLYCE PARKER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled504

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

JOHN DOWNEY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled490

AUGUSTA

Georgia